OVERVIEW: GENERAL PRINCIPLES
Therapeutic effects vs. side effects: strategic selection of medication(s).
Dose-dependence, homeostasis, "Start low, go slow." Delaying absorption. Antidotes.
Increased appetite. Some serotonergic agents, antihistamines. Not usually dose-dependent. Persons at increased risk. Anorexigenic agents.
Drinking water doesn't help. Best antidote for immediate, lasting relief. Avoiding cavities.
SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION, PART ONE: ANORGASMIA
SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION, PART TWO: LOSS OF DESIRE
SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION, PART THREE: ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION (ED)
Symptom and side effect.
Mild, self-limiting and amenable to OTC treatment.
DAYTIME SOMNOLENCE & LETHARGY
Excessive diurnal sedentary somnolence, due to serotonin. Disrupted sleep architecture: middle and terminal insomnia (symptoms vs. side effects)
HOT FLASHES & NIGHT SWEATS
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